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AWARDS PROGRAM


The ALAS Awards and Recognition Program recognizes exceptional and innovative educational leaders.  The Awards and RecognitionS were created to raise awareness of, and exposure to, the outstanding work being done in the educational leadership field.

The Florida ALAS Awards and Recognition Program is sponsored in part by Memorial Healthcare, Istation, Peachjar, AXA, and AVID.  Sponsorships for the Florida ALAS Awards help support educational leaders, their educational programs, professional development and proactive efforts in the educational field.

LATINO EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATION AWARD RECIPIENTS

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, FL-ALAS recognizes leaders within our school districts and community that have made a significant impact to our community in the area of education and our schools.  Through this program, FL-ALAS seeks to pay tribute to those leaders who serve their students and their communities and who inspire others to do the same.

FL-ALAS AWARD RECIPIENTS

The FL-ALAS Award honors outstanding school professionals and thanks them for their dedication and commitment.  School district superintendents, administrators, and professionals exemplifying best practices in education are recognized and celebrated.  

Latino Superintendent of the Year

Hispanic Serving School District (HSSD) Superintendent of the Year

  • Robert W. Runcie - 2015 HSSD Superintendent of the Year


  • Dr. Barbara Jenkins - 2017 HSSD Superintendent of the Year

 
Hispanic Serving School District (HSSD) Administrator of the Year

  • Todd J. LaPace - 2015 (Principal - BCPS)


  • David Samore - 2016 (Principal- School District of Palm Beach County)


Latino Administrator of the Year


  • Michael J. Ramirez - 2015 (District Director-Broward County Public Schools)


  • Victoria Saldala - 2016 (District Director - Broward County Public Schools)


  • Dr. Alberto Matos-Vazquez (Chief of Staff - Hillsborough County Public Schools)


NATIONAL ALAS AWARD WINNERS


  • Superintendent Robert W. Runcie - 2015 HSSD Superintendent of the Year


  • Victoria Saldala - 2016 Latino Administrator of the Year